The Forbidden City: The Great Within


1h 30m 1995

Brief Synopsis

Documentary honoring the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Palace Museum in Beijing, China. Uses actors, location shooting, period paintings, archival materials, and readings from over a thousand years of diaries to present a dramatic portrayal of the "Forbidden City," the symbolic heart of Im

Film Details

Also Known As
Forbidden City: The Great Within
Release Date
1995
Production Company
Discovery Channel Productions; Maroon Productions
Distribution Company
Discovery Enterprises

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

Synopsis

Documentary honoring the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Palace Museum in Beijing, China. Uses actors, location shooting, period paintings, archival materials, and readings from over a thousand years of diaries to present a dramatic portrayal of the "Forbidden City," the symbolic heart of Imperial China, with particular emphasis on the last 150 years, concluding with Pu Yi, the last emperor in the 1920s.

Film Details

Also Known As
Forbidden City: The Great Within
Release Date
1995
Production Company
Discovery Channel Productions; Maroon Productions
Distribution Company
Discovery Enterprises

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

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